Cards of Thanks

1920 01-03 p11 CDN Cards of ThanksObituaries are not the only death-related notices published in newspapers.

Families would often post notices expressing their gratitude to others who helped them during such a stressful time.

Savvy genealogists look beyond death notices.

The “Cards of Thanks” column on the left appeared on page 11 of the Chicago Daily News on January third 1920.

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